Glossiphonia

noun Glos·si·pho·nia \ ˌgläsəˈfōnēə , ˌglȯs- \

Definition of Glossiphonia

:the type genus of the family Glossiphoniidae comprising common often brightly colored freshwater leeches with one or more pairs of simple eyes

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Origin and Etymology of glossiphonia

New Latin, from glos- (from Greek glōssa tongue) + Latin siphon-, sipho siphon, tube + New Latin -ia (explanation), siphon


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